Windows 10: Windows boot camp external drive problems

Discus and support Windows boot camp external drive problems in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; I have windows 10 installed on my mac with bootcamp. My external drive is formatted as exfat (so should work on both and it used to as well until... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Mugwhy, Sep 8, 2018.

  1. Mugwhy Win User

    Windows boot camp external drive problems


    I have windows 10 installed on my mac with bootcamp. My external drive is formatted as exfat (so should work on both and it used to as well until recently). It runs fine on the macOS (high sierra), but windows says it is a usb 2.0 device. I’ve tried it in all the usb slots the mac has and it will not run in any of them on windows, but on the macOS its fine in all of them. I’ve run tests on the drive in the macOS and its functioning fine, theres nothing wrong with it. Since it runs on the mac and its using the same hardware as with windows, i think its a windows problem, but i don’t know how to resolve it. This issue started after i used bootcamp to resize the partition and on the new install of windows it doesn’t find the drive. It has all my document backups on it that i now can’t access on windows to be able to restore them...


    Does anyone have a solution for getting this drive to work on windows as well as mac?

    :)
     
    Mugwhy, Sep 8, 2018
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  2. Ravinath P Win User

    Bluetooth is not working with Boot Camp after upgrading to Windows 10

    Hi,

    To enable your Bluetooth, run the Boot Camp Assistant from the Utilities folder on your Mac and install the support software, which includes the latest drivers you need for Bluetooth.


    • Check for software updates to make sure OS X, your Mac firmware, and Boot Camp Assistant are
      up to date.

    • Run Boot Camp Assistant and install the support software, which includes the latest Boot Camp drivers you need for Bluetooth.
      You can find step-by-step directions at Apple’s Support Site here.
    After reinstalling the drivers, all paired devices from Windows 8.1 should still be paired and usable.
     
    Ravinath P, Sep 9, 2018
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  3. Rob! Win User
    To Boot Camp or not to Boot Camp?

    From everything I've read, boot camp is faster than Parallels. When you're running Parallels you're still running OSX, so you're using resources for two OSes. Boot Camp is solely Windows, so it's less resources.

    Parallels would be if you need one office program or something, where Boot Camp would be if you wanted to game, use resource intensive programs, or use a LOT of Windows stuff where you wouldn't need OSX at all.
     
    Rob!, Sep 9, 2018
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  4. FabioKendi Win User

    Windows boot camp external drive problems

    WiFi issue in Windows 10 on Mac Pro (Boot Camp)

    I resolved this problem using boot camp.

    1 - In Mac system open the Boot Camp.

    2 - Select the middle option e plug a pen drive.

    3 - In Windows system put the pen drive and select the Boot camp folder.

    4 - Run the setup.

    5 - Follow the instructions.

    and its done.
     
    FabioKendi, Sep 9, 2018
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